Egypt parliament convenes for first time under Sisi
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Egypt parliament convenes for first time under Sisi

Egypt’s parliament has convened for the first time in almost four years since the chamber…

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Dozens killed in Ethiopia anti-government protests
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Dozens killed in Ethiopia anti-government protests

Ethiopian security forces have killed at least 140 people during a crackdown on anti-government demonstrations…

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Inside Story – Can a new constitution heal Sri Lanka’s wounds?
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Inside Story – Can a new constitution heal Sri Lanka’s wounds?

President Maithripala Sirisena has pledged to introduce sweeping constitutional reforms aimed at preventing his country…

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German far-right protest over sex attacks turns violent
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German far-right protest over sex attacks turns violent

Pro and anti-immigration rallies have been held in the city of Cologne. They were prompted…

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Harsh winter wreaks havoc in Iraq refugee camps
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Harsh winter wreaks havoc in Iraq refugee camps

More than three million people have been displaced by ISIL’s onslaught in Iraq. Many live…

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Ireland calls emigrants back as economy recovers
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Ireland calls emigrants back as economy recovers

Ireland is now the fastest growing economy in the EU. With the dramatic reversal of…

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Counting the Cost – What’s behind China’s stock market meltdown?
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Counting the Cost – What’s behind China’s stock market meltdown?

For the second time in a week stocks have fallen on China’s stock exchanges, causing…

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Zuma pledges to confront South Africa’s poverty
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Zuma pledges to confront South Africa’s poverty

South Africa’s president has addressed the needs of the poor, saying major changes are needed…

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WFP hopeful aid will reach Syria’s Madaya
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WFP hopeful aid will reach Syria’s Madaya

Aid agencies are trying to get food and medicine into beseiged towns in Syria, where…

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Ireland calls expats back as economy recovers
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Ireland calls expats back as economy recovers

Ireland is now the fastest growing economy in the EU. With the dramatic reversal of…

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